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Plan Your Trip

Planning your trip to Philadelphia for Alumni Weekend? You're in the right place! We've got you covered with helpful resources and information including discounted rates on area hotels, complimentary parking and more.

Philadelphia is a popular place next weekend!
Due to a high volume of activity in the city, traffic might be extra heavy near the Academy of Natural Sciences, The Logan Hotel and The Philadelphia Museum of Art. Don’t worry – we’re here to help.

Complimentary parking in the Drexel Parking Garage (34th and Market streets) and shuttle service to Alumni Weekend events in Center City is available to all guests. If you are driving directly to the event, please give yourself extra time to get to your destination.


Drexel partners with a number of area hotels to offer discounts. For a full list of hotels with special discounts for the Drexel community, visit Rooms are booking up fast due to a lot of events taking place in Philadelphia. It is recommended that you book a room as soon as possible.


Complimentary parking will be available from May 16 to 19 in the Drexel Parking Garage located at 34th and Market streets. A complimentary shuttle will be available to/from University City hotels to campus throughout the weekend, and golf cart transportation around campus will be available upon request.

Click here [PDF] for shuttle information.

Directions to all Drexel campuses and downloadable maps can be found at

Special Requests, Needs, and Questions

Should you require transportation assistance getting from the Garage to your events, require other accommodations or have any questions about Alumni Weekend, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 215.895.2586 or 

Planning to explore Philadelphia while you're in town? Check out Visit Philadelphia for a list of popular attractions, restaurants, places to shop and more!